a form of the "to be" family plus the past participle, as in "The group is being lead by Heather," or "The election results have been Counted
a verb in a passive sentence
a verb phrase consisting of a form of the verb "to be" followed by a past participle
form of verb used when the subject of a sentence is placed after the verb or is assumed.
A verb that tells what happened to someone or something. For example, "Araise was given to me."